This pink/rust red drink is bittersweet with underlying bourbon character and lemon zestiness.
With its delicate shade of pink from a splash of raspberry liqueur, this cocktail is feistier than it appears with salty gherkin flavours combining brilliantly
Reminiscent of a classic champagne cocktail with cognac, champagne and zesty orange flavours dominating. It's surprising how little cherry brandy notes
The name of this bitter bittersweet and sour Margarita riff references amaro (meaning bitter) and the use of an Italian bitter liqueur. Many will want
A riff on the classic Negroni from Vietnam, which brilliantly set the richness of sloe gin against bone dry fino sherry while harnessing the herbal bitterness
A Fifty-Fifty Martini with added flavour and aroma thanks to the addition of a trio of bitters, liquor and liqueur.
Bittersweet and Negroni-like with deep herbal, rooty, bark bitterness.
Piney notes in the gin are amplified in this bitter-bittersweet riff on a classic Negroni.
Bittersweet and delicately herbal.
Tart, as a Hemingway Special Daiquiri (Papa Doble) should be, with rum-laced bright grapefruit and lime, kissed with flavoursome maraschino liqueur.
A delicious, dry, herbal and citrusy Last Word riff.
Bone dry with faint anise and liquorice notes from the absinthe.
The name might be more masculine, but it is still a classic Margarita. This 2:1:1 recipe is a touch on the sour side for most so you may want to add a
Craddock describes this as 'a very dry cocktail'. It is, but pleasantly so.
Fresh and refreshing – a minty gentian apéritif.
Zingy, bittersweet ginger with a hefty dose of spirit smoothed by egg white.
Even with a good dose of sugar this cocktail is on the bitter side of bittersweet.
Bittersweet and sweet 'n' sour, this aperitif is sure to pucker your taste buds for tasty morsels ahead.
Recognisably a Last Word but noticeably zestier and not as rich.
Caraway, spice, spirituous and on the bitter side of bittersweet. If you like Negronis and aquavit then this is for you.
Will appeal to Negroni drinkers. A full-flavoured, bittersweet aperitivo/digestivo.
Shaking this Daiquiri with wide grapefruit zest (Regal Shake) has a surprisingly dramatic effect on the finished cocktail which could be confused for a
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